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An enthusiast's website encompassing personal experience and interest related to vintage and not-so-vintage racing, race cars, and (mostly) relevant topics.
Club racing at Pocono
I am not designed to come second or third. I am designed to win.
click to go to a page of my favorite Senna images and videos
Who was James Hunt?
F1 World Champion 1976 - Hunt was one of the most charismatic and interesting figures in racing. He provided a different sort of inspiration to his fans with his "live life to the fullest" attitude. and his fearless racing style. His 1976 F1 Championship season is featured in the Ron Howard film "RUSH".
BBC documentary featuring the rivalry between Hunt and Niki Lauda racing for the 1976 F1 Championship
So knowing the risks invloved, why do racers race?
“There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.”
― Ernest Hemingway
This video captures the excitement, exhileration, and even danger that has drawn men to racing for the last 100+ years!
In the words of Hunter Thompson (writer and avid motorsports enthusiast)
"Faster, faster, faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death"
Racing is definitely an Extreme Sport that is challenging, thrilling, and addictive as well!
"Racing is life...anything before or after is just waiting."
Steve McQueen as Michael Delaney in 'Le Mans'